Definition of 始める
- (v1, vt, aux-v) to start; to begin; to commence; to initiate; to originate
When did you begin playing golf?
- to open (e.g. a store); to start up; to establish (business. etc.)
We three sisters opened a coffee shop.
- (aux-v) to start (doing something); to begin to ...
The room started to spin after I drank too much.